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Parenting Teens: Resource List

Books for Teens

  • Life Strategies for Teens; by Jay McGraw; Fireside Books, 2000

Books for Adults

  • "But I'm Almost 13!" An Action Plan for Raising a Responsible Adolescent; by Kenneth Ginsburg; Contemporary Books, 2002
  • Crisis-Proof Your Teenager; by Kathleen McCoy and Charles Wibbelsman; Bantam Books, 1991.
  • Get Out of My Life, But First Could You Take Me and Cheryl to the Mall?; rev ed; by Anthony Wolf, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2002
  • How to Parent Your "Tweenager"; Understanding the In-Between Years of Your 8 to 12-Year Old; by Mary M. Simon; T. Nelson, 1995
  • How to Talk So Teens Will Listen and Listen so Teens Will Talk; revised ed; by Adele Faber; HarperCollins, 2005
  • I'm Not Mad, I Just Hate You! A New Understanding of Mother-Daughter Conflict; by Roni Cohen-Sandler; Penguin, 2000
  • Launching Years: Smart Parenting During Senior Year to College Life; by Laura Kastner; Three Rivers Press, 2002
  • Letting Them Go; by David Veerman; Integrity Publishing, 2006
  • Mom, I Hate My Life! Becoming Your Daughter's Ally Through the Emotional Ups and Downs of Adolescence; by Sharon Hersh, 2004
  • Parenting in the Home Stretch: 12 Ways to Prepare Your Kids for Life on Their Own; by Connie Neuman; RH Revel, 2005
  • Parenting Teens With Love & Logic; by Foster Cline; Pinon Press, 1992
  • Positive Discipline for Teenagers: Empowering Your Teens and Yourself Through Kind and Firm Parenting; by Jane Nelsen; Prima, 2000
  • Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and Other Realities of Adolescence; by Rosalind Wiseman; Crown, 2002
  • Raising a Daughter: Parents and the Awakening of a Healthy Woman; Jeanne Elium; Ten Speed Press, 1994
  • Raising a Son: Parents and the Making of a Healthy Man; by Jeanne Elium; Celestial Arts, 1997
  • Stop Negotiating With Your Teen: Strategies for Parenting Your Angry, Manipulative, Moody, or Depressed Adolescent; by Janet Edgette; Perigee, 2002
  • The Roller-Coaster Years: Raising Your Child Through the Maddening Yet Magical Middle School Years; by Charlene Giannetti; Broadway Books, 1997
  • Please Stop the Rollercoaster! How Parents of Teenagers Can Smooth Out the Ride; 2nd ed; by Sue Blaney; ChangeWorks Publ, 2004
  • Staying Connected to Your Teenager: How to Keep Them Talking to You and How to Hear What They're Saying; by Michael Riera; Perseus, 2003
  • Take Out Your Nose Ring, Honey, We're Going to Grandma's: Hanging In, Holding On and Letting Go of Your Teen; by Barbara Cooke; Unlimited Publ, 2003
  • The Good Enough Teen: Raising Adolescents with Love and Acceptance (Despite How Impossible They Can Be); by Brad Sachs; Perennial Currents, 2005
  • The Roller-Coaster Years: Raising Your Child Through the Maddening Yet Magical Middle School Years; by Charlene Giannetti; Broadway Books, 1997
  • The Teenage Body Book; by Kathleen McCoy and Charles Wibbelsman; Simon & Schuster, 1999.
  • The Wonder of Boys: What Parents, Mentors and Educators Can Do to Shape Boys into Exceptional Men; by Michael Gurian; Putnam, 1997
  • Trust Me Mom, Everyone Else is Going!; by Roni Cohen-Sandler; Viking, 2002
  • Uncommon Sense For Parents With Teenagers; by Michael Riera; Celestial Arts, 1995
  • Using your Values to Raise Your Child to Be an Adult You Admire; by Harriet Heath; Parenting Press, 2000
  • When We're in Public, Pretend You Don't Know Me: Surviving Your Daughter's Adolescence So You Don't Look Like and Idiot and She Still Talks to You; by Susan Borowitz; Warner Books, 2003
  • Why Do They Act That Way? A Survival Guide to the Adolescent Brain for You and Your Teen; by David Walsh; Free Press, 2005
  • Yes Your Teen is Crazy! Loving Your Kid Without Losing Your Mind; by Michael Bradley; Harbor Press, 2002
  • You Can't Scare Me - I Have a Teenager! A Parent's Basic Survival Guide; by Thomas Stacy; Child & Family Press, 2005
  • Your Adolescent: Emotional, Behavioral and Cognitive Development from Early Adolescence Through the Teen Years; by David Pruitt; American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; HarperCollins, 1999

Other Resources

Search Institute
Telephone: 800-888-7828

National Parent Information Network
Telephone: 800-583-4135

Compiled by Catherine Smith, MLS, medical librarian at the Family Health Library, The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO.
Published by McKesson Provider Technologies.
Last modified: 2006-10-13
Last reviewed: 2006-09-07
This content is reviewed periodically and is subject to change as new health information becomes available. The information is intended to inform and educate and is not a replacement for medical evaluation, advice, diagnosis or treatment by a healthcare professional.
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